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helpful or a pointless exercise? cory booker, the hero mayor of newark, the guy who runs into a burning building to save lives, invites superstorm sandy victims into his home and rushes to aid a pedestrian hit by a car. heroism so out of the norm, it's been lampooned by booker himself and new jersey governor chris christie. >> gov, sit tight. i got this. >> booker. >> governor, stand back! i got this. i got this. >> booker! >> now booker says he will honor a challenge he made to one of his million plus twitter followers to live on food stamps for a week to see how the other half lives. although it's fair to ask, as mayor of newark, doesn't he already know? the s.n.a.p. challenge, as booker calls it, means eating on just $4.32 a day. he he says he's doing to, quote, raise awareness and understanding of food insecurity, reduce the stigma of s.n.a.p. participation, and amplify compassion for individuals and communities in need of assistance. he was told by a constituent that nutrition is not a responsibility of the government. he seems to be itching to prove her wrong. he could run against
of the week. and dan, first to you. >> a hit to newark mayor cory booker admits he'll not challenge chris christie and instead challenging a democrat 88 years old and if that works out. chris christie as the governor works out best for them and may be in the senate. >> paul: mary. >> a hit for a new report that finds u.s. teen smoking has dropped to a record low. i think we should celebrate this, not just for the result, but also because it shows us that we have the ability to discourage drug use, in this case, nicotine, by regulating, taxing and stigmatizing the drug use. and it's too bad that our culture, particularly hollywood, wouldn't try the same thing with other drugs. >> paul: all right. bret? >> this is a hit to the human race, congratulations, it's the weekend and you are alive. the world has not ended and no, i'm not referring to the mayan apocalypse that supposedly took place on friday, i'm referring yet to the fact that we had another climate summit in doha
, to the point where the mayor of newark, seen as his principal opponent, has decided to look in other venues to pursue his own political future. he record the highest favorable job rating ever found in any governor of new jersey in its history after his handling of sandy. >> that that natural disaster and the reaction of governor christie and the reaching out to the president -- did that help president obama? >> it certainly did. i do not think it was decisive. if the election had been held a week earlier, you look at the polls on that day, but it was a lot closer. i think obama would have won, but it would not have been an electoral landslide. i think his 2.8% advantage in the popular vote probably would have been a point less. it is remarkable -- in the exit poll, people asked how important obama's handling of sandy was -- 9% said it was the most important issue. 18% said it was one of the most important issues. a very high number. if you look at the trajectory of the polls, it clearly had an effect, but i do not think it was a decisive effect. i think the roots of the defeat of romney wer
probablele to the point where the mayor of newark, who was seen as his principal opponent, has decided to look in other venues to pursue his own political future. he recorded the highest favorable jobing ever found in the governor of n jersey in its history aftryer h handling of sandy >> did that natural disaster and the reacti of governor christie a and the reaing out to the president -- did that help president obama? >> it certainly did. i do not think it was decisive. if the election had been held a weweek earlier, the dayy bore say, and you look at the polls, of course i think obama would have won, but it would not have been an electoralal laslide, and i think his 2.8% advantage in the popular vote would probably have been a point less. it is remarkable. in the exi poll, people e ask how important obama [applause] handling of saidid it was, 9% said it was the most important issue. i think 18% said itit was one of the most important issues. a very high number. if you look at t the trajectory of the polls and cleararly had an effect but io not think it was decisive. i think the roooo
, laguardia, and newark airports, for interstate bridges, including the george washington bridge, the busiest winter vehicle crossed in the world, the holland tunnels to newark and new jersey, the busiest bus terminal, located in midtown manhattan, the largest port complex on the east coast, and the bicycle commuter rail system. annually, 77 million riders take this -- those who rely it will say it is the indispensable part of their jobs. our path network is 13 miles long, but it serves as a vital network in the region, carrying passengers between new jersey and new york city. it is an essential artery in a region representing more than $1.40 trillion in economic output. at 11% of our nation's thgdp. pat suffered the most severe blow id super storm sandy. we took every step we could to prepare for the storm, but despite the preparation is critical interstate link was completely devastated by the historic storm surge. flooding went more than 2 feet over the prior flood level in lower manhattan. the storm surge blasted through our passenger station -- beside you had before indicates that. the t
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for having me. >> still ahead on "starting point" for the first time in years newarks's mayor counting his pennies when it comes to the grocery list. he talks about the challenges of using food stamps in a video that's coming up next. our "starting point" team is in to talk about that and much more. you're "starting point." back in just a moment. every time. here, 2% on groceries. 3% on gas. automatically. no hoops to jump through. that's 1% back on... [ toy robot sounds ] 2% on pumpkin pie. and apple. 3% back on 4 trips to the airport. it's as easy as... -[ man ] 1... -[ woman ] 2... [ woman ] 3. [ male announcer ] the bankamericard cash rewards card. apply online or at a bank of america near you. but they haven't experienced extra strength bayer advanced aspirin. in fact, in a recent survey, 95% of people who tried it agreed that it relieved their headache fast. visit fastreliefchallenge.com today for a special trial offer. starts with ground beef, unions, and peppers baked in a ketchup glaze with savory gravy and mashed russet potatoes. what makes stouffer's meatloaf best of all? that
delays. today is no different. washington, d.c. an hour plus delay for you. newark there all morning. fort lauderdale has trouble at the airport but that is not wind related. san francisco, the rain an inundation with rain today for you, as well. big picture today, the wind and rain and, of course, the snow off the great lakes in the northeast. the rain and mountain snow in the sierra we'll be tallying it up to feet of snow. some incredible ski conditions, but the balance of the country today is dry and a little bit colder than where we should be this time of year. a white christmas, look at the swathe of it. meet logically a white christmas is when there's an inch of snow on ground christmas morning. it doesn't have to be knowing at that time. so much of the countries will see that. but the forecast for christmas here in the northeast, not out of the question for boston and new york to see snow flurries. in the northeast predominantly it will be dry and cool. atlanta rain for you on christmas. nashville, as well. so cloudy and a little bit of rainy in the southeast. in the upper mid
that is the chairman of the department of medicine at newark beth israel medical center and he joins us now with more. thank you for joining us. >> thank you, heather. great to be here. heather: why are more people skipping these screenings? >> i think it is a question of economy for one thing. i think the tests are costly. there is also secondarily confusion among physicians what to do, what to scan, what tests and how often they should be performed. for example, let's take breast and mammography. a lot of physicians are confused about that. mammography should be done after age 50 and up to age 74 on a yearly basis. it should be done before the age of 50, say at 40, if you in fact have a first degree relative like a mother or grandmother who has had breast cancer or you have particularly dense breasts that is just one example. the insurance companies are not readily willing or perhaps able to pay for people to get breast screenings. another one is colonoscopy. it is recommended that you have a colonoscopy for average person every 10 years, say after the age of 40. five years for flexable for sigmoid
related to moving commerce through the ports. >> reporter: newark track driver al lopes is preparing for the worst, moving as many containers as possible fearing a strike will keep him out of work. >> it's either make the money or you don't make the money. we don't go in we don't get paid. >> reporter: so the two sides have until sunday at 12:01 a.m. to reach an agreement. however, it is possible that the president could intervene if he considers this to be a national emergency. rebecca and jeff back to you. >> anna werner thank you very much. >>> "usa today" says secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to return to work next week. clinton picked up a stomach virus three weeks ago and then she fainted, hit her head and suffered a concussion. clinton was forced to cancel an overseas trip and her congressional testimony on the attack that killed the u.s. ambassador to libya. >>> "the new york daily news" says a man was. ushd to his death in front of a subway train last night. witn witnesses say a woman who fled the scene had been following the victim closely
americans are watching. >> americans care about politics. >> newark mayor cory booker started his week-long food stamp challenge. he's living on the groceries he can buy $30 a week or less, five bucks a day. the amount he says new jersey residents receive they qualify for federal assistance. here's how day one went in his words. >> seems a little more difficult because i didn't plan in my travel schedule got a little messed up so i found myself not having access to food and the food i bought. i went through a long period of the day actually not eating anything. so i think that it's very clear that if you are on a very limited budget, you have to put a lot more thought into what you're going to eat, where you're going to find food, and especially if you're on a program like snap, what places will accept my snap dollars. >> here's the photo he tweeted of 17 cans of beans, 7 yams, two bags of frozen vegetables, two apples that will be his food for the week. i would like to add a point here. a lot of times people try to do this to prove a point to live on snap whichs is supplemental nutrit
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